About This Chapter
Teaching Strategies for Multiple Intelligences - Chapter Summary
What are types of verbal and auditory learning styles? How can a teacher use his/her own strengths to accommodate different learning styles? These are just a couple of the concepts you will explore when you use this chapter. You will gain insight into learning styles and multiple intelligences to help you develop the most effective teaching strategies for your classroom. Topics discussed in this chapter include:
- In-depth looks at concepts relating to multiple intelligences and learning styles
- Strategies for teaching to visual and auditory learning styles
- Characteristics of verbal and physical learning styles
- How to support students who learn best through a logical/mathematical learning style
- Aspects of the interpersonal learning style and tips for teaching students who learn best with this style
- The definition of naturalistic learning style
- The use of a teacher's strengths in accommodating specific learning styles
Through video and text lessons, expert instructors provide examples, illustrations and key term definitions to help you fully grasp each concept explored in this chapter. Lessons are accessible 24/7 from any device and transcripts are printable so you can generate quick reference tools. Brief self-assessment quizzes measure your readiness in moving from one lesson to the next.
How It Helps
- Details effective strategies: Helps teachers develop strong lesson plans that accommodate different types of learners in their classroom.
- Improves student success: Allows students to learn by means that are most beneficial to them to improve performance and achievement.
- Explains learning styles: Familiarizes educators with common learning styles to help them accommodate diverse students.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Understand multiple intelligences
- List characteristics of different learning styles
- Adapt lesson plans and teaching strategies to address diverse learners
- Use your own strengths to accommodate different learning styles
1. Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles: Teaching Tips
Your classroom is likely to be filled with students who learn in very different ways. This lesson will introduce the concept of multiple intelligences and learning styles and offer tips for teaching students in this way.
2. Visual Learning Style: Strategies & Activities
This lesson will describe the visual learning style, provide strategies for students, and offer activities that teachers can implement in their classrooms in order to help visual learners better understand course information.
3. Auditory/Musical Learning Style: Characteristics & Strategies
What characteristics does an aural learner have that differ from other styles? This lesson answers this question and provides tips for how to give these students more opportunities to use their skills.
4. Verbal/Linguistic Learning Style: Characteristics & Strategies
In this lesson, consider what qualities you'll find in a verbal/linguistic learner and what strategies can support them. Come away with some concrete examples to try in your own classroom.
5. Physical/Kinesthetic Learning Style: Characteristics & Strategies
In this lesson, we'll define the three main cognitive learning styles: auditory, visual, and kinesthetic. We'll focus on the kinesthetic learning style and discuss characteristics and teaching strategies.
6. Logical/Mathematical Learning Style: Characteristics & Strategies
Logical/mathematical learners tend to be great problem solvers. What else is right up their alley? This lesson gives you a brief look at their strengths and how you can support this style in your classroom.
7. Social/Interpersonal Learning Style: Characteristics & Strategies
In this lesson, learn what makes social/interpersonal learners tick and how you can support their growth and development in the classroom. Try out new ideas for making the most of these strong communicators.
8. Intrapersonal Learning Style: Teaching Tips
Some students in your classroom may be intrapersonal learners. This lesson will define what an intrapersonal learning style is and provide tips for teaching students who prefer learning this way.
9. What Is the Naturalistic Learning Style?
What kinds of books do you read for fun? Where do you feel most comfortable? Are you a better listener, or talker? These and other questions speak to your learning style--the way you learn best. Learn about one of these styles: naturalistic learning.
10. Using Your Strengths to Accommodate Learning Styles
We talk about teaching to our student's style of learning, but do you know your own? This lesson will guide you in determining your own and offers tips on how to use your strengths to accommodate all types of learning in the classroom.
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